Albert John Ovenden

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Private Albert John Ovenden
Life dates
29 Dec 1913 - 2003
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Albert and Alfred were brothers.

Albert Ovenden ;

"Don Symonds came to see me and asked me to join him and he explained as much as he knew or could. He told me it was secret and I was to tell no one. At the time I lived at Sankey Farm, I was looker foreman for Mr Hobbs. My brother Alfred was also recruited by Don Symonds, but we kept it quiet, not even my sister knew until you made the enquiry." [November 1994].

Unit or location Role Posted from until
Dymchurch Patrol Patrol member Unknown 1944
National ID
DJOA 37/1


West End Villa, Dymchurch
Other information

Left Auxiliary Units when the Patrol was disbanded January 1944.


TNA ref WO199/3390 & 1939 Register